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Appraisal Quiz : #445

Previous answer is
Yamashiro Daijo (Kunishige)

Special feature: Yamashiro Daijo (Kunishige) is a 2nd geration of Yamashiro Daijo. He was alos called Otsuki Denshichiro.
Probably he moved from Bicchu province.
The blade is typical Mizuta school.
There are Ara-Nie. The blade makes us feel strong.

Appraisal Quiz #445 (July 1st, 2017)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 39.4 cm or 15.51 inches.
Sori : 0.45 cm or 0.17 inches.
Mekugi : 2 
Width at the hamachi : 3.05 cm or 1.20 inches.
Kasane : 0.6 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Late Muromachi period.
Shape : Wide and thick Mitsumune.
Magnificent Hirauchi Wakizashi.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei. The Jigane is strong.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Togari Gunome Midare.
In Ha, there are many Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Jizo and Kaen Fu. The both side of Hamon is pair shape.


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